Partly sunny and seasonably cool today! Showers likely and mild on Monday! Dry and cooler on Tuesday! Light snow changing to rain likely on Wednesday!


Good morning everyone!

Skies are mostly cloudy early on this Sunday morning and temperatures at 5 a.m. range from 36 in Clifton down to 26 at Walpack. Winds are mainly calm.

CLIFTON’S ALMANAC FOR DECEMBER 5TH:

AVERAGE HIGH: 47 AVERAGE LOW: 30

RECORD HIGH: 68 – 2001 RECORD LOW: 16 – 1989  12.0″ of snow in 2003.

YESTERDAY’S HIGH: 52 LOW 31 PRECIPITATION: NONE

High pressure will be moving off the coast and we should see a mix of clouds and sun today along with light winds and cool temperates.

Showers are likely on Monday as a warm front will move to our north in the morning and then a cold front will push through in the evening. Skies will be mostly cloudy and temperatures will rise into the 60s. Winds will be gusty out of southwest switching to northwest after the front passes our area. Rainfall amounts will be light mainly less than 1/4″.

High pressure will then move into our area on Tuesday giving us mostly sunny skies but it will be chilly with highs mainly only in the low 40s.

A weak storm system will affect our area on Wednesday which will likely give us some light snow in the morning mixing with and changing to rain in the afternoon. Accumulations look to be minor with only a coating of snow in the Clifton area but a couple of inches are possible to our north and west.

Dry weather along with cool temperatures Thursday and Friday.

A frontal system may give us some precipitation on Saturday but it should fall as rain as high temperatures rise into the 50s.

THE FORECAST:

TODAY – DEC 5 – Partly sunny, high in the upper 40s.

TONIGHT – Becoming cloudy with a chance of showers after 4 a.m., low around 40 in the evening rising to the mid 40s by sunrise.

MONDAY – DEC 6 – Mostly cloudy and breezy with showers likely, high in the low 60s.

TUESDAY – DEC 7 – Mostly sunny and cooler, high in the low 40s.

WEDNESDAY – DEC 8 – Cloudy with light snow likely in the morning mixing with and changing to rain in the afternoon, high near 40.

THURSDAY – DEC 9 – Partly sunny, high near 40.

FRIDAY – DEC 10 – Partly sunny, high in the upper 40s.

SATURDAY – DEC 11 – Mostly cloudy and milder with a chance of rain, high in the mid 50s.

MARINE FORECAST: TODAY – North-northwest winds to 10 knots, seas less than 1 foot.

OUTLOOK – A gale watch has been posted effective between noon on Monday through 1 a.m. Tuesday morning; no advisories expected Tuesday through the day on Wednesday; advisories possible Wednesday night into early Thursday morning; no advisories expected during the day on Thursday.

Have a nice day and stay safe!

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